This is the exterior of the 727 CPT or Cockpit Procedures
Trainer. This is a non-flying simulator that allows the flight crew
to learn "switchology" and to practice procedures that don't require a
A side view of the CPT. The exterior fuselage shape
is made of a textured fiberglass and the "instructor box" is made of plywood
sheeting and 1x1s for structure.
The CPT flight deck. The windows are made of 1/8"
milky white plexiglass.
In this view, you can see that system power has been
applied - the ADIs are showing "normal". When the power is off to
the CPT, both ADIs are at a 90 degree angle to the horizon and the GS,
LOC and OFF flags are showing. When power is applied, they rotate
into the "normal" position. They really don't show bank angles or
anything like that since this is a non-flying system.